Tennis

Men split to open 2014-15 season

Men split to open 2014-15 season

The Roadrunners men’s tennis team split their season opener this past weekend in Pueblo. They won 7-2 over Texas-Permian Basin but then lost 9-0 to Nebraska-Kearney. In the first matchup against UTPB, Metro won five of the six singles matchups. Josh Graetz, Nick Baker, Calum Hayes, John Qualls and Sam Stember all won their matches. […]

Tennis can’t ace Western New Mexico

Tennis can’t ace Western New Mexico

Junior Nick Baker connects on a forehand in his No. 3 singles match against Western New Mexico University April 11 at the Regency Athletic Complex. Photo by Lorenzo Dawkins • ldawkin1@msudenver.edu In a day that felt like the Australian Open with the scorching heat, Metro’s men’s and women’s tennis teams fell to Western New Mexico […]

MSU Denver tennis: Men even record, women fall further behind

MSU Denver tennis: Men even record, women fall further behind

Wanda Halopainen hits a forehand to her opponent during Metro’s match versus Newman University. Metro lost 0-9 March 20 at the Regency Athletic Complex. Photo by Alyson McClaran • amcclara@msudenver.edu   March 26 Men’s tennis captured its fourth consecutive win as they shut out Colorado College 9-0. All of the singles matches were won in […]

Holopainen accounts for two at one and one

Lindenwood University (MO) defeated Metro women’s tennis 7-2 but the Lions couldn’t beat freshman Wanda Holopainen. Holopainen had a hand in both Roadrunner wins, defeating Gloria Marras 6-1, 6-0 at No. 1 singles and partnered with fellow freshman Cristina Oropeza at No. 1 doubles for an 8-5 set victory at The Regency Athletic Complex April […]

Record falls as men win

Some records were meant for listening and others were meant to be broken. Freshman Josh Graetz of the Metro men’s tennis team accomplished the latter of these as he played to the tune of a personal win streak that began nearly a month ago. Graetz won his 10th straight match at No. 1 singles with […]

Inaugural home tennis matches a split

Inaugural home tennis matches a split

Metro freshman Christina Oropeza serves during her doubles match against St. Edwards University. The Metro Women won their match 6-3 March 8, at the Regency Athletic Complex. Photo by Philip Poston • pposton1@msudenver.edu March 8 marked the first time the men’s and women’s tennis teams played simultaneously at the new Regency Athletic Complex. Women’s tennis […]

AD Honor Roll Totals 53 for Fall

AD Honor Roll Totals 53 for Fall

Metro sports saw 53 student-athletes named to the Athletic Director’s Honor Roll for the fall semester of 2013. To qualify, a student-athlete must hold a semester grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Metro’s 199 student-athletes combined for a 3.14 GPA during the fall semester. In addition, 11 former student-athletes graduated in December: Kelci Newlin […]